Posts Tagged ‘.hack//The Movie’

.hack Versus: It’s a Fighter, Apparently

Care of Famitsu is the news that .hack Versus, the PS3 title bundled with the Blu-ray version of .hack//Sekai no Mikou no, is in fact a fighting game. Little is known, other than screenshots that show a similar perspective to the Naruto fighting games (which CyberConnect2 also develops). The game/movie bundle will be released on June 28, priced at ¥7,140 with a limited edition at ¥10,500.

Source: Andriasang

What Happened This Week – Comparing Apple and Lemon-Lime

Good evening, folks!  My kingdom for a newsman fedora, but the show must go on.  At least until Deus Ex: Human Revolution lures me back in with its siren song.  Goddamn but that game is hard to put down.  Anyway, let’s get to the news:

  • GameStop opens PC copies of Deus Ex: Human Revolution to remove OnLive coupons.  Square Enix, like everyone else, had forgotten GameStop sells PC games.
  • MCV conducts a survey of games journalists about the industry, with some surprising consistency in their answers.  Check the full thing out here, it’s worth a read.
  • Steve Jobs vacates his position as Apple’s CEO, prompting everybody to panic before he can finish his sentence with “…but staying on the board of directors.”
  • BioWare’s Greg Zeschuk gives an interview with VG 24/7; the internet hears ‘RPGs’ and ‘less relevant’ and takes it from there.  Go Team Knee-jerk!  (Full disclosure: I do mourn the absence of big-budget Baldur’s Gate-style RPGs.)
  • EA and Starbreeze Studios may be developing a new Syndicate game.  Somewhere, Peter Molyneux is feeling an unexplained pang of regret and loss.
  • A Latitude Research survey attempts to dispel old myths about gamers, the .hack series gets a movie when they really need a (better) game, and more!

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.hack//The Movie Announced, Will Include Game

CyberConnect2 confirmed that a 3DCG movie based on the .Hack series is in development, dubbed simply .Hack//The Movie. While little was revealed about the movie itself, Namco Bandai president Shin Unozawa added that the Blu-ray release will include “a small game” on a hybrid disc. While NB has made hybrid discs for other series, and .Hack has used a similar tie-in concept before, it is not currently known how, or if, the movie and the game will intersect.

Source: Andriasang